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Skimm HQ New York City    Posted: Monday, April 01, 2019
 
   
 
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ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to more than 75 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials. Join us!

ABOUT THE ROLE AND TEAM

theSkimms video team is a creative, collaborative group of producers & editors from both traditional & new media backgrounds. They maintain the highest standards for journalism & integrity instorytelling,while producing distinct content for theSkimms unique voice & brand. As we grow, were looking for a Senior Producer who will be charged witheditorialapproach & technical execution for high profile video initiatives, including interview series with politicians, celebrities, & influencers. Reporting to theSkimms Senior Director of Video, youll collaboratecross functionallywith internal teams, including Social, Editorial, Design, Sales, & Marketing to ensure optimal process from pre to post production on all future video projects.

WHATYOULLBE DOING

  • Owning digital video projects from start to finish. Efficiently managing editorial & technical pre- & post-production (including research, scriptwriting, creative on shoots, & guiding edits)
  • Interviewing politicians, entrepreneurs, influencers & celebrities for high profile video series
  • Developing new & creative approaches to video projects across content verticals
  • Workcross departmentallyand liaise with social, web, marketing, & newsletter teams for optimal execution on owned video projects
  • Managing work with freelancers & networking to bring best in class talent to theSkimm as needed

WHAT WILL SET YOU UP FOR SUCCESS

  • 5+ Years in video production for a digital publisher, preferably in news media
  • A strong grasp of news cycle with highest understanding of journalistic standards, research, & fact-checking
  • Proven experience interviewing VIP talent, including politicians & celebrities, for media publication
  • Excellent writer with ability to write in the voice of a character
  • Ability to script & produce a wide range of content- explainers, docs, animation
  • Meticulous organization & attention to detail
  • Experience working effectively under tight deadlines
  • Passionate about theSkimm & its mission

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Understanding of basic production both in studio & in the field: lighting, cameras, direction
  • Editing & shooting experience (Including experience with tools, such as Premiere, Final Cut Pro, etc)
  • Proven track record of growing viewership & driving audience engagement for a brand through video content
  • Passion for social media & socialplatform specificvideo creation & distribution strategy
  • Experience managing communications with internal & external PR/Publicists

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurances, starting on your first day!
  • Competitive salary & equity packages alongside annual performance aimed at rewarding & recognizing our diverse talents
  • A flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances.
  • MassMutual 401(k) program
  • $400 annual gym reimbursement
  • Collaborative office space with a mix of snacks, seltzer, caffeineanda pretty sweet roof deck
  • Catered lunch on Fridays during our HQ Sipn Skimm - a time to catch up as a group & wind down from a great week
  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, hardworking & diverse group of people building a media company that makes it easier to live smarter.

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY
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